BEST TIME TO VISIT BALI
Bali, also known as Pualu Dewata (Island of the Gods) by locals is situated in between Jawa & Lombok. The island is one of the province of Indonesia and is approximately 153 km wide and spans approximately 112 km from North to South with a total land area of approximately 5,780 square km.
With its varied landscape of hills and mountains, rugged coastlines and sandy beaches, lush rice terraces and barren volcanic hillsides, all of which give a picturesque backdrop to its vibrant, profoundly spiritual and peculiar culture, there is a serious claim to be an earthly paradise. It is also renowned for its highly developed arts, including traditional and modern dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking, and music.
This is one of the world’s most popular island destinations and one that regularly receives travel awards, with world-class surfing and diving, a wide number of cultural, historical and archaeological attractions, and an enormous selection of accommodations.
Best Time To Visit Bali
Bali has a fairly even tropical climate all year round as it lies approximately 8 degrees South of the equator. With a humidity level of about 85 %, the average year-round temperature is about 30 °C. Bali has two different seasons in which, during the wet season between October and April, this can bring significant rain, particularly from December to March, high humidity can be expected. Also the dry season has the lowest humidity between the months of May and September. There is barely any rain in the lowland coastal areas at this time of the year.
The peak season of Bali is normally falls in the months of July and August, Easter Holidays, Christmas & New Year. This is Bali’s busiest time and expects a serious increase in the overall accommodation price. Most tourists in Asia find that the best time to visit Bali is in May, June and September when conditions stay warm and sunny. Most notably, this span of time is just before and just after the peak season when all accommodation (easily 20-40% cheaper) & food can be fairly priced.
How To Go Bali
Ngurah Rai International Airport (IATA: DPS), also known as Bali International Airport or Denpasar International Airport, will receive the bulk of tourists. This is the main gateway to the island which is about 30 minutes drive about 14 km South of Bali’s capital city Denpasar. This airport is probably the second busiest airport in Indonesia after Soekarno–Hatta International Airport. Based on their services, Airport Council International awarded Ngurah Rai International Airport as the third best airport in the world (with 15-25 million passengers per year) in 2016.
Getting into Bali is convenient and affordable since there are a wide selection of flights offered by trusted airlines like Air Asia, Cathay Pacific, Qantas Airlines, Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways International, Garuda Indonesia & many more. In addition to flights, there are also direct bus services from all major cities in Java and Lombok to Bali that connect with sea crossing ferries. They’re cheap and easy, but they’re sluggish. For instant, if your first stop to Indonesia is Jakarta, taking bus from the capital city to Bali could easily spend you more than 23 hours.